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bound
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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
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as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
  • He’s bound to come out in the wash.
  • So please believe us when we say
    That chewing gum will never pay;
    This sticky habit’s bound to send
    The chewer to a sticky end.

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  • She’s bound to get into a good college.
  • This joke is bound to make them laugh.

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unspecified meaning
  • ’Another bad lot, I’ll be bound,’ muttered Grandma Josephine.

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as in: south-bound lanes Define
travelling in a particular direction or to a specific location
as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
as in: bound together Define
held together (connected or united) or wrapped (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by... Define
tied up, prevented, or required
as in: the binding is loose Define
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
as in: It put me in a bind. Define
a difficult situation
as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east Define
a boundary or limit
as in: The deer bound across the trail. Define
to leap or jump
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